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Afghan government must provide tranquility to media community in the country in keeping of Afghan film archives Recently president Ghani has issued an order to transfer the Afghan film archive into presidential office

19 Jun 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

Sabir Mohmand, spokesperson of Information and Culture Ministry in interview with Nai’s Media Watch said: “Ministries are supposed to be shifted in to specific area in Dar_ul_Aman “south west of Kabul city” but there isn’t any safe and sufficient environment to transfer the archive, so that president had ordered to transfer Afghan film archive into […]

None of entities has the right to prevent access to information through journalistic performances including photography and filming

13 Jun 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

On Monday 11th, June 2018, a number of local journalists in Qandahar province reported that they were invited for coverage of president Ghani’s speech seven hours before his arrival but when Mr. Ghani arrived his press group and special security forces didn’t allow journalists to cover his speech, to film and to take photo. Local […]

Afghan government, especially Ministry of Telecommunication should not keep the opportunity open for Taliban’s Radio to have broadcast

29 May 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Reports indicate that Taliban’s Radio have broadcast under the name of “Voice of Shariah” in Ghazni, Zabul and Qandahar provinces. Based on the reports Taliban’s radio broadcasts include Taliban campaign, propaganda and programs to pursue people to go in this group. Nai Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan strongly asks Ministry of Telecommunication not to […]

Nai Supporting the Open Media in Media in Afghanistan, welcomes the dissemination of news boycott in Badakhashan but asks practical steps to be taken by the government to comply with its obligations

24 May 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Badakhshan’s Journalists and media community stopped boycotting news of government. After apologize of Badakhshan’s governor, General Ahmad Faisal Bekzad; it was decided by journalists’ community of Badakhshan to remove the ban. On 20th, May journalists of Badakhashan province in a protest gathering boycotted the government news in reaction to no response from governmental authorities […]

Afghanistan’s media community once again mourns

20 May 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  In a series of explosions in Jalalabad city, a media associate was martyred and two others were wounded. At around 12 am last night at least three explosions took place at Jalalabad Stadium, where the cricket match (Ramazani Cricket Cup) was held, eight people were martyred and fifty more were wounded. Mr. Aziz, Managing […]

The first of May, should be mentioned as a day of “victims of freedom of speech” in the calendar

06 May 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  On Monday, first of May, a deadly terrorist attack in Kabul was conducted against journalists in the country. In this terrorist event, along with other citizens of the country, nine journalists and photographers were martyred and six others were wounded. In addition, another journalist in Khost Province was martyred by the gunmen. In Afghanistan’s […]

Nai, Welcomes the transformation of the status of freedom of expression and the ascent of Afghanistan postion in the report of reporters without border organization

26 Apr 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  In the latest report from the International organization of reporters without Border, released on April 25, which Afghanistan has climbed 118th from 120th place. This can be a good news for the Afghan media community. Of course, this news is good news for Afghanistan’s media staffs in the most difficult circumstances. But it should […]

Journalism Training for Male and Female Journalists

25 Apr 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

NAI Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan is currently implementing the following training programs in the provinces of Kabul, Herat, Nangarhar, Balkh, Kandahar, Baghlan and Kapisa. Essentials of Journalism – 4 – day course, 8.30 am – 2.30 pm Citizen Journalism – 3 – day course, 8.30 am – 2.30 pm Investigative Journalism – 10 day […]

For the first time in the national unity government, a senior government official was introduced to the prosecutor’s office for breaching the law of access to information

19 Apr 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  The oversight commission on access to Information on the basis of the official complaint filed by the Nai office for insolent behavior and hiding information from “our Afghanistan” news agency journalist, has introduced minister and head of ministry of communications and Information technology to the prosecutor’s office. The reason for the introducing of these […]

No civilian and military official has the right to abuse from their duty authorities, to threaten citizens and especially journalists

02 Apr 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Erfan Barzgar, a local correspondent at local Salam Watandar radio in Takhar province, was threatened by the commander of the counter terrorism directorate of the Takhar Provincial Police Command. Mr. Barzgar went to the Police Headquarters in Takhar Provincial Police Command, but due to the fact that the police commander was busy when the […]

No woman has presence at the media in five provinces

02 Apr 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  In a recent survey conducted by the Nai office at the media in 34 provinces of Afghanistan over working of women, has found out that women’s presence in the media has increased, contrary to pre-announced beliefs. The purpose of the survey was to understand whether the presence of women working in the country’s media […]

Mr. Afghan should be released as soon as possible and the case should be investigated through the concerned commission.

02 Apr 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

  Abdul Ali Afghan, a Photographer (Photojournalist) in Kandahar province, was imprisoned on charge of writing contemptuous subjects to the address of prosecutors of Kandahar Province on his Facebook wall.The appeal court prosecutor of the Kandahar province says that Mr. Afghan was arrested based on recently signed penal codes, and insists that from now on […]

Monographs Event

02 Apr 2018 Nai Supporting Open Media Nai Supporting Open Media

Kabul university J-School’s 10 student monographs’ Development process has been finalized and accomplished. This was part of a project funded by Norway foreign ministry through Oslo and Akershus university collage. At the gathering to this regard, a number of Kabul university’s faculties, writers and Journalists participated.